settle a lawsuit

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Definition of settle a lawsuit

: to end a lawsuit before the court makes a decision about it They agreed to pay $100,000 to settle the lawsuit.

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“Settle a lawsuit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/settle%20a%20lawsuit. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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